Nico Rosberg

  • Lewis Hamilton looking for a high five in Hungary 17 hours 18 minutes ago

    Lewis Hamilton may not be putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes Formula One driver needs a win to cut into team-mate Nico Rosberg's 14-point championship lead after 10 of...
  • Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg wins German Grand Prix 3 days ago

    Hockenheim: Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home. It's a very special day," said Rosberg, who led throughout to become...
  • Mercedes driver Rosberg claims pole position for German Grand Prix 4 days ago

    Hockenheim: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Saturday's qualifying session. Rosberg completed the fastest lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 16.540 seconds for the weekend's fastest time in the third part of the session. Williams'...
  • Nico Rosberg back on top in final German Grand Prix practice 4 days ago

    Germany: Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the timesheets in final practice for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday as Mercedes again ended the session clear of the rest. Rosberg, who leads team mate Lewis Hamilton by four points at the halfway stage in the Formula One championship, lapped...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice for German Grand Prix 5 days ago

    Hockenheim, Germany: Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday. Hamilton completed his best lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 18.341 seconds, edging Rosberg by 0.024 seconds. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in 1st practice for German Grand Prix 5 days ago

    Germany: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg led team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two in first practice for the German's home grand prix on Friday. The session was the first since the governing body ruled against a front and rear interconnected suspension (FRIC) system and all teams presented their...
  • Hamilton expects Rosberg to feel World Cup boost 6 days ago

    Hockenheim: Lewis Hamilton hopes to tap into some of Germany's World Cup euphoria at Mercedes' home Formula One race this weekend even if championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg gets a bigger boost. "For every driver, when you go to your home country I think naturally you will get that extra boost,"...
  • Mercedes unfazed by suspension rule change 6 days ago

    Germany: Mercedes are unlikely to suffer any significant setback from a decision to ban a suspension system from this weekend's German Grand Prix, according to their title contender Lewis Hamilton. "I don't think much at all," the Briton told reporters at Hockenheim when asked about the possible impact on his dominant...
  • Nico Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint 6 days ago

    Germany: Formula 1 drivers' championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to ditch plans to put an image of the World Cup on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA. The German driver wanted to celebrate his country's World Cup win with a specially designed helmet...
  • Nico Rosberg all set to keep Germany in celebration mode 1 week ago

    Hockenheim: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg can keep Germany on a winning roll on Sunday by becoming the first German driver in the history of the Formula One world championship to win his home grand prix with a German car. It has been 60 years since a Mercedes works team last won at...
  • F1 title leader Nico Rosberg extends Mercedes contract 1 week ago

    London: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract extension with Mercedes, the team said on Wednesday, announcing the new deal ahead of the German driver's home grand prix. "I'm looking forward to the next years together, when we will keep pushing to win even more races -...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg takes pole position at British Grand Prix July 5, 2014

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session. The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in...
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton tops second practice at British Grand Prix July 4, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton was fastest in practice for his home British Grand Prix on Friday despite losing precious track time due to a Mercedes engine problem. The Briton, who has not won at Silverstone since 2008 but desperately needs to do so on Sunday to rein in runaway team mate and Formula...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in first practice at British Grand Prix July 4, 2014

    Silverstone: Nico Rosberg topped the times ahead of Mercedes teammate and Formula One championship rival Lewis Hamilton in the first practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday. Rosberg, who leads the title race ahead of Hamilton by 29 points, clocked an early best lap of 1 minute, 35.424 seconds, to...
  • Lewis Hamilton hopes to 'home' in on Rosberg's lead July 2, 2014

    Silverstone celebrates its 50th grand prix this weekend with all eyes on Lewis Hamilton as the home favourite with a real chance of winning a race he cannot afford to lose. It has been six years since he won at home in Britain and the Mercedes driver needs a change of...
  • F1 to use standing race restarts from grid in 2015 June 27, 2014

    Safety car periods will be followed by standing race restarts from the grid next season, Formula One's governing body announced on Thursday. The measure, which replaces rolling restarts, is aimed at making grands prix more exciting but has been criticised by some drivers. "I understand the start is one of the most...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Hamilton to win Austrian GP June 22, 2014

    Spielberg: Nico Rosberg held off a challenge from team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday for the sixth 1-2 finish by Mercedes this season. It was Rosberg's third win of the year and sixth overall as he extended his lead in the drivers' championship over Hamilton to...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice at Austrian Grand Prix June 20, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in the second practice for the Austrian Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday. Hamilton completed his best lap on the 4.3-kilometer Red Bull Ring in 1 minute, 9.542 seconds, topping Rosberg by 0.377. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was almost...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in 1st practice for Austrian Grand Prix June 20, 2014

    SPIELBERG: Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton had the fastest laps as Mercedes dominated the first practice for Formula One's Austrian Grand Prix on Friday. Rosberg's best time on the 4.3-kilometer Red Bull Ring was 1 minute, 11.295 seconds, beating teammate Hamilton's fastest lap by 0.140. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso trailed by 0.311 in...
  • Mercedes must be bulletproof in Formula 1: Rosberg June 11, 2014

    Montreal: The twin Mercedes of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have so dominated the Formula One circuit this season that even a second-place finish that extended Rosberg's lead in the championship standings left them disappointed. "We need to make sure that we're bulletproof," Rosberg said after Daniel Ricciardo passed the hobbled...
  • Red Bull rivalry overtakes Hamilton, Rosberg spat June 9, 2014

    Montreal: For weeks the Formula One world has been riveted on a feud between championship contenders Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton but after the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday the Mercedes team mates have another rivalry to worry about. After a difficult start to the season, Red Bull returned to the...
  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins dramatic Canadian Grand Prix June 9, 2014

    Montreal: Daniel Ricciardo won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, breaking the Mercedes stranglehold on the Formula One circuit. The Red Bull driver earned his first Formula One victory and the first win this year for any driver other than Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Ricciardo passed Rosberg, the points...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg grabs pole for Canadian GP, Hamilton second June 8, 2014

    For the third straight Formula One grand prix, Mercedes teammates and championship leaders Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will line up side-by-side in the front row of the starting grid. If all goes as expected, they will finish in the top two again as well. The dominant team on the circuit -...
  • Lewis Hamilton puts Mercedes back on top in second practice at Montreal June 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton signalled his intentions to reclaim the Formula One drivers' championship lead from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg after setting the pace in practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday. The Briton, a three-time winner on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, lapped the island track in one minute 16.118 seconds...
  • Lewis Hamilton set to hit back at Canadian Grand Prix June 4, 2014

    Nico Rosberg seized the Formula One championship lead from aggrieved Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in Monaco but he may have to hand it straight back in Montreal this weekend. With their rivalry sure to be as fierce as ever, despite both drivers playing down talk of feuding in recent days,...
  • I have cleared the air with Rosberg, says team-mate Hamilton May 31, 2014

    London: Lewis Hamilton has cleared the air with Mercedes Formula One team-mate Nico Rosberg after the title-chasing pair fell out at last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. The Briton, who lost the overall lead in the championship to Rosberg on Sunday after the German ended Hamilton's run of four wins in a...
  • Mercedes play down Alain Prost-Ayrton Senna comparisons May 29, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's rivalry with team-mate Nico Rosberg is very different to Formula One's famous 1980s feud between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Thursday. "It's an intense relationship but this intensity is normal," the Austrian said on the team website after a weekend of firefighting...
  • Nico Rosberg expects ties with Lewis Hamilton to improve May 27, 2014

    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg expects his rocky relationship with Mercedes' team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to improve despite the rift between them after last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. Rosberg won the showcase race on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Hamilton, who suggested the German had used...
  • Lewis Hamilton will come back stronger, says Button May 26, 2014

    Nico Rosberg had better brace for the backlash from Lewis Hamilton after ending his Mercedes team mate's run of four wins in a row and taking the Formula One championship lead. Jenson Button, who partnered Hamilton at McLaren from 2010 to 2012, was sure from his own experience that his fellow-Briton...
  • Formula One: Mercedes to keep close eye on feuding drivers May 26, 2014

    Dominant Mercedes are ready to read the riot act, even as they celebrate a perfect season so far, if their fractious drivers overstep the mark in an increasingly intense fight for the Formula One title. After a Monaco Grand Prix weekend marked by the souring of relations between Lewis Hamilton and...